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Senator Tom Carper Is Bullish on Passing Postal Reform This Year

Senator Tom Carper Is Bullish on Passing Postal Reform This Year

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The author of the new iPOST bill is determined to get relief for the Postal Service, and he's convinced there's no way to get that relief without making the exigent surcharge permanent.

It's Never Too Late to Lobby, Says DC Insider Alex Vogel

It's Never Too Late to Lobby, Says DC Insider Alex Vogel

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Even small- and medium-sized businesses can have a big impact on how members of Congress vote, says the former chief counsel to the Senate Majority Leader, but first you've got to knock on their doors.

PRC Chief Taub Talks About a Postal Service at the Crossroads

PRC Chief Taub Talks About a Postal Service at the Crossroads

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Robert Taub, Acting Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, chats with Senior Editor Al Urbanski about the exigent surcharge, postal reform, and the future of the PRC.

USPS's Reblin Talks About Digital Mail's Arrival in NYC this Fall

USPS's Reblin Talks About Digital Mail's Arrival in NYC this Fall

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Eager to establish mail as an integrated marketing channel, the Postal Service will introduce digital mail to New York in October. VP of Innovation and New Products Gary Reblin shares the details.

PRC Chief Robert Taub on the Near Future of the Postal Service

PRC Chief Robert Taub on the Near Future of the Postal Service

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The Postal Service's chief regulator hopes for financial solvency for the troubled agency, stability of service for rate-payers, and co-operation among a new set of leaders in Washington to effect the changes that can achieve it.

Mail in the Digital Age, with Postal Service CIO Jim Cochrane.

Mail in the Digital Age, with Postal Service CIO Jim Cochrane.

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The Postal Service's chief techie discusses the IMb, flats sequencing, and mail's further integration with digital marketing methods.

DMA's Chris Oswald on Direct Marketers' Historic Day in the Supreme Court

DMA's Chris Oswald on Direct Marketers' Historic Day in the Supreme Court

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The association's VP of state affairs takes us behind the scenes of DMA v. Brohl and tells how the case could impact every American's right to redress in federal court.

Meet Peggy Hudson, DMA's Woman in Washington

Meet Peggy Hudson, DMA's Woman in Washington

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Experienced DC insider Peggy Hudson shares insights on the key issues that will face her as DMA's new SVP of government affairs.

What's New From the Postal Service in 2014?

What's New From the Postal Service in 2014?

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USPS business mail innovation chief Gary Reblin discusses promotions he has planned for 2014, as mailers talk about decreasing volumes in the face of an exigent rate increase.

Talking Exigency With the Deputy Postmaster General

Talking Exigency With the Deputy Postmaster General

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The DPGM talks about the chances a 4.3% exigent rate increase will take effect, and what mailers can do to forestall it.

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